NetWork Volunteers, Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity (TKE) Team Up For Volunteer Day

NEW ORLEANS – On the morning of Saturday, Aug. 5, NetWork Volunteers and the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity (TKE) are teaming up for a special volunteer day.

         There will be more than 400 TKE volunteers participating to complete 1,600 total volunteer hours at seven different nonprofits. The volunteers are in town for the TKE Conclave Convention.

         Volunteers will be working on a variety of educational, environmental and neighborhood revitalization projects including:

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• Hoffman Early Learning Center – school revitalization

2622 S Prieur St.

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8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

• Sci Tech – school revitalization

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820 Jackson Ave.

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

• Cohen College Prep – school revitalization

3520 Dryades St.

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

• Groundwork New Orleans – park revitalization

5227 Charters St.  

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

• Harmony Community Center – neighborhood revitalization

2514 Washington Ave.

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

         “Having the Tau Kappa Epsilon Conclave conference volunteer together gives their meeting a whole new level of impact on New Orleans,” said Teddy Nathan, executive director of Network Volunteers. “The volunteers will be doing great work, but they will also be setting a standard for future groups and meetings coming to town to encourage them to also increase their impact through volunteerism.”

         NetWork Volunteers is a local nonprofit organization that connects volunteers with New Orleans. Its mission is to create meaningful volunteer experiences that build investment in, commitment to, and capacity of the Greater New Orleans area and its community organizations. Since opening its doors in 2014, NetWork Volunteers has worked with more than 21,000 volunteers from all over New Orleans and the world. These volunteers have dedicated more than 100,000 hours of service to more than 90 different nonprofits, with a local philanthropic impact of almost $2.1 million.

         “Volunteers help build and generate support locally, nationally and internationally for New Orleans,” Nathan said.

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